A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake : with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and north-east

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Names
Smith, Anthony (Surveyor)
Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Maryland

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1st July 1776
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed for Robert Sayer and John Bennett, map & chartsellers at no. 53 in Fleet Street ... ,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-469
Topics
Nautical charts -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 --
Notes
Content : Includes sailing directions, "Observations on the north-east current on the coast of Virginia," "Observations in the River Patowmack ... " descriptive text, and inset "A plan of Herring Bay in Maryland."

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : Oriented with north to the right.

Content : Soundings shown in fathoms.

Citation/reference : Phillips 10316

Content : From the North-American pilot for New England, New York, Pensilvania, Maryland, and Virginia. 1776.

Statement of Responsibility: Drawn from several draughts made by the most experienced navigators, chiefly from those of Anthony Smith, pilot of St. Marys, and compared with the modern surveys of Virginia and Maryland.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 91 x 136 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 5416417
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14950959
UUID: 4c15d940-c52b-012f-8c98-3c075448cc4b

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  • 2013: Digitized
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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake : with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and north-east" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1st July 1776. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efc4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake : with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and north-east" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efc4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1st July 1776). A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake : with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and north-east Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efc4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake : with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and north-east